No Slurs in Sports

Racial slurs have no place in sports culture, and California just made this fact the law. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 30, the California...

UC’s Income Inequality Disregards Workers

The University of California and a select few employees sit comfortably atop an $11.2 billion endowment. Jim Mora, UCLA’s head football coach, makes over...

War on Women’s Health

By attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and federal funding to Planned Parenthood, Congress has declared a war on women’s health. Republicans have...

Last Chance for Commutation

The first time Chelsea Manning wore clothing that matched her gender, she was on leave in the U.S. from her deployment to Iraq. In...

Epidemic of Hate

Around Thanksgiving Day, a holiday when most Americans reflect on values of gratitude and community, the group “Americans for a Better Way” sent anonymous...

Lessons of Japanese American Internment

  We like to think we learn from our mistakes, but we often don’t. Last week, a Trump spokesperson said the forced relocation and incarceration of...

Submission: Resignation Letter From SUA President Ray Inoue

Dear Student Body, I’ve spent my entire college career advocating for students and believing that student empowerment should be the forefront of any activist organization...

Submission: Post-Election Letter to the Chancellor and EVC

Dear Chancellor Blumenthal and Executive Vice Chancellor Galloway, We are writing to you regarding the recent events following the election results this past Tuesday. We...

Solitary Confinement is Legalized Torture

After prison guards found Chelsea Manning unresponsive in her cell after an attempted suicide in July, they placed her in solitary confinement at Fort...

Fear in the Wake of Trump’s Election

On Nov. 8, I was shocked and disappointed as I watched as Trump’s chances of becoming our next president rose from 20 to over...
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